Pokemon GO was a worldwide phenomenon a few years back. It completely took the mobile gaming community by storm and motivated millions of players to move outside the comfort of their homes in search of a pocket monster. What's better is that you can play and duel with friends across the globe. But before you do that, let's learn what you need to know about the Pokemon GO friend code and how to use it!

What is Pokemon GO friend code?

A friend code in Pokemon GO is a 12-digit long sequence that is unique to each player. Think of it as a player ID of some sort. The main use of a friend code is to add new friends to your account. It's self-explanatory. And since the code is unique, you can be sure that you won't send a request to the same player twice.

Pokemon Go Friend Code Feature
Gaming is always better with friends.

Players can either share their own code with friends or ask their friends to send their yours. Both ways work! Once used, you can befriend the code owners in Pokemon GO and see them in your Friend list. Also, there are rewards for making friends in the game. The longer the relationship, the better the rewards.

Friends can trade Pokemons, compete, see each other's progress, and send gifts, too!

How to Find Your Pokemon GO Friend Code?

Follow the steps below to extract your own friend code in Pokemon GO:

Pokemon Go Trainer Code Ingame
Find your code in Trainer Profile -> Friend List
  •  Launch Pokemon GO on your device. Click the character icon at the bottom left of the screen.
  • On your Profile page, swipe left to open the 'Friends' tab. You can also open it by clicking on the ‘Friends’ button at the top of the screen.
  • Click on 'Add Friend' to open a dialogue box. Here you will find a box to enter other's friend codes as well as a box containing your friend code.
  • Copy and share your Pokemon GO friend code to other players so you can add friends and receive rewards as well.

Rewards for Using Pokemon GO Friend Code

Friends will give you different types of rewards based on your connection level. The rewards include various trade bonuses, which are always good to have. However, you have to engage more with friends to unlock these perks. Ask them to join you in Gym Battles or Raid Battles, for example. The dynamics and length of the friendship will determine your rewards.

Friendship Level Guide
The better the friendship, the more bonuses you receive.

How to add friends on Pokemon GO

To add new friends to Pokemon GO, you just have to follow the same steps as we mentioned above, then share the code with other players or enter other players' code. Please note that only one player has to use the code for you two to become friends.

Here's a detailed guide on adding friends in Pokemon GO:

  • Launch Pokemon GO. Click the character icon at the bottom left of the screen.
  • On the Profile page, swipe left to open the 'Friends' tab.
  • Click on 'Add Friend'. Here you will find a box to enter Pokemon Go friend codes as well as a box containing your friend code.
  • Copy your Pokemon GO friend code and share it with others. Otherwise, enter others' friend codes.
  • Click 'Invite' to send the request. Once you or your friend accept the request, you will become friends.
Pokemon Go Friend List
You can check your active friends here!

Also, you can link your Pokemon GO account with your Facebook. The app will then have access to your Facebook friend list and detect anyone who's active in the game. You can send them a friend request directly from there. On top of that, there's a QR Code scan option, too.

How do you share a friend code on Pokemon Go?

You have two options to share your friend code on Pokemon GO:

  • Social Media: You can copy and share your code on social media handles like Facebook. Make sure you don't have the post on Private so that others can see and use the code!
  • Websites: There are websites allowing Pokemon GO players to publicly share their friend codes. Once submitted, the code will also be translated into a QR code for a quick scan! You can choose to see friend codes of nearby players, too. But make sure that they are active in order to gain your bonuses.
Pokemon Go Rewards
Start sharing and making friends for awesome rewards.

Pokemon GO Friend Code India List (Active Players):

  • 321035049514
  • 848706685501
  • 713222080416
  • 179436042895
  • 239235825108
  • 160619025664
  • 588109122508
  • 915285547382
  • 207944943988
  • 559169724450
  • 513033916512
  • 587284624831
  • 915836646896
  • 724613272804
  • 445570682621
  • 187882104189
  • 185304793491
  • 557521513144
  • 722004091740
  • 459539236428
  • 292219752839
  • 052188708960
  • 526512526392
  • 392555644527
  • 833730454668

Referring friends and Referral bonuses in Pokemon GO

There's also a running referral program in Pokemon GO where you can earn rewards for inviting friends to join the game. When you refer Pokémon GO to a friend, whether it's a new player or a returning one, they’ll receive rewards like Pokémon encounters, Rare Candy, Incubators... And you shall receive the same.

To learn more about the program, visit Niantic Support center's article here: Referring Friends and Referral Bonuses.

Rare Pokemon In Pokemon Go
Have fun with Pokemon GO!

That's everything you need to know about the Pokemon GO friend code. What are you waiting for? Start making new friends right away so you can be quick in claiming all the awesome rewards and bonuses! For more helpful articles on gaming, visit our website at GuruGamer.com.

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